Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

By:
Ben Sales, JTA
On Jan. 18, for the first time since the massive Carmel fire, families came to plant trees in the forest in advance of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for trees.
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Beshalach, Exodus 13:17-17:16
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
As Beshalach opens, Moses is leading the people out of Egypt. Ten plagues have devastated the Egyptian people and the lush land.
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By:
Rivka Tal, JE Feature
This Shabbat, Jan. 26, is the 15 of the Hebrew month of Shevat: Tu B’Shevat, a holiday known as the New Year for Trees.
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Vayeitzei, Genesis 28:10-32:3
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
The opening words of this portion, "and Jacob left," set a narrative in motion that begins with Jacob's flight from his brother Esau's fury at having been robbed of his birthright. Jacob's trickery is matched by his father-in-law Laban, who ensures that his daughter Leah is married before her younger sister, Rachel, for whom Jacob works for seven years.
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Just because families join synagogues and send their kids to Jewish day camps doesn’t mean they will send them to overnight camps, according to a newly released study of local families with young children. And with a pricetag of thousands of dollars per summer, these camps must also have top-notch facilities and programs because the promise of developing Jewish identity...
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